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The Gospel According to Matthew (1993)
"The Visual Bible: Matthew" (original title)

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Matthew 15:1 - 28:20 - The year is about 62 A.D., and the aging apostle Matthew recalls the remarkable events he witnessed as a young man. As his story unfolds, the centuries melt away and ... See full summary »

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Gerrit Schoonhoven ...
Dawid Minnaar ...
Kevin Smith ...
Matthew Dylan Roberts ...
Young Matthew (as Matthew Roberts)
Hannes Muller ...
Charlton George ...
Ivan Lucas ...
Phillip (as Ivan D. Lucas)
Jaques De Klerk ...
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Thomas (as Sean Michaels)
Tony Joubert ...
Darryl Fuchs ...
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Matthew 15:1 - 28:20 - The year is about 62 A.D., and the aging apostle Matthew recalls the remarkable events he witnessed as a young man. As his story unfolds, the centuries melt away and we are intimately involved in the life of Jesus. We share the mystery and the wonder of His birth. We witness His baptism and temptation in the wilderness. We experience the compassion and hope of the Sermon on the Mount. Walk with Jesus through Galilee as He calls His disciples, performs the first miracles, and begins teaching His world-changing message of love and redemption. This deeply moving presentation of the most beloved of stories stars luminary Richard Kiley as Matthew and the passionate Bruce Marchiano as Jesus. This unique word-for-word presentation in the NIV brings to the screen a divine yet warmly human Jesus. "I've been a Christian for 25 years, but I never knew who Jesus truly was until I saw Matthew... He loves me!" In 1993, Christian filmmakers set out to make a Jesus film which ... Written by Anonymous

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The movie uses the GNT (Good News Translation) of the Bible. See more »

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Jesus: But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
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Version of The Passion of the Christ (2004) See more »

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Enthralling
25 January 2003 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

I just re-watched this not too long ago, and was reminded again of the beauty of this film. The film opens with narrative by the late Richard Kiley, who plays the role of the elderly Matthew the Apostle. Compelling performances by Mr. Kiley and Bruce Marciano, among others, make this a film you can watch over and over. Also, the area they were filming in (Morrocco, I believe) is absolutely stunning.


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